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News: The World's First Object Translator is Launched

August 22, 2016 Comments

Imagine pointing your smartphone at an object and an app installed on your phone translating it in 40 languages. That's exactly what the new language learning app, FlashAcademy, developed by Learning Lab, promises to do. It is currently available for iOS and Android operating systems....

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Language Translation Facts
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FlashAcademy, Language learning app, learning lab, object translation, object translation app
The Benefits of Translating into Minority Languages

August 15, 2016 Comments

Translating your content into a niche language, such as Irish or Kurdish, could open up a lucrative new market for businesses looking to expand across their borders. In this blog, we look at two examples of how it can be done....

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Language Translation Facts
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minority languages, translation minority languages, irish, kurdish
News: Obama on Challenges and Rewards of Globalization

August 14, 2016 Comments

On July 9, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to representatives at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland on a number of relevant topics including Brexit and globalization. He said, "I'm not sure it's accurate to say that I am a huge booster of globalization. What is accurate to say is that I beli...

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Language Translation Facts
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globalization, global economy, growing global economy, benefits of globalization, president Obama on globalization
News: The Boom in the Global Market for Language Services

August 12, 2016 Comments

A new report by independent market research company, Common Sense Advisory, highlights the tremendous growth across the globe for outsourced translation and interpreting services and technology. The researcher's annual study of the language industry shows the market will surpass $40 billion USD i...

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Language Translation Facts
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Global translation industry, translation industry, common sense advisory
Tips for Working with Translation Agencies

August 01, 2016 Comments

When people are in need of translation services, companies and private individuals typically prefer to contact translation agencies rather than freelance translators. This happens mostly because very few of them possess freelance translator contacts to cover all of their needs. Also, it is quite dif...

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Language Translation Facts
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working with translation agencies, translation tips, translation projects tips, translation agencies
What is the Mother Tongue Principle?

July 31, 2016 Comments

The Mother Tongue Principle, also known as the Native Speaker Principle, is one of the corner stones of translation and is an increasingly important consideration when employing translators for your content. The principle states that a linguist translates their native language. An English nat...

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Language Translation Facts
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Mother Tongue Principle, Native Speaking Translators, Qualifying Translators

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